Best Steamboat Pilot & Today police blotter entries from 2017
January 7, 2018
11:40 a.m. Routt County Sheriff's Office deputies were called to a report of a skier who got spit at on the White Out trail at the Steamboat Ski Area.
8:46 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a person wearing a puffy jacket walking around in circles at Steamboat Springs High School. Police could not find the person.
9:44 p.m. Officers were called to a report of some Green Bay Packers fans who may have been celebrating their team’s victory too much in the 500 block of Lincoln Avenue. Some words were exchanged between the celebrating fans and a driver who reportedly thought their behavior was aggressive. Nobody wanted to press any charges.
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9:55 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a suspicious bald man on a bicycle who did not look like he was dressed for the weather at Whistler Road and Meadow Lane. Police could not find him.
11:52 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a man who said moose were stalking him at Whistler Road and Morgan Court. The moose were reportedly aggressive and walking all over the road. The moose walked away, and the man was able to get home.
4:58 p.m. Officers were called to a report of threats at Colorado Mountain College. A man called the college saying he was God, and Martians were going to blow up the school. Police contacted the 27-year-old man and arrested him on suspicion of interference with an educational institution.
5:56 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a suspicious incident at a convenience store in the 2000 block of Curve Plaza. A woman called from the bathroom saying she was hearing gurgling noises, and she thought something peculiar was going on. Police could not find anyone.
5:28 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a 7-year-old boy with bright blue hair who was missing at a church in the 500 block of Oak Street. The boy had gone to the restroom and did not return. A city bus driver later called to report the boy was on the bus. The boy's mother told police the boy had a history of wandering off and doing similar things.
7:37 p.m. Officers were called to check on the welfare of a convenience store employee who was sleeping in the 500 block of South Lincoln Avenue. He was fine.
4:32 p.m. Officers were called to a report of gas stolen at a station in the 500 block of South Lincoln Avenue. The attendant tried to stop the car, but the people inside flipped the attendant off and drove away. Police could not find them.
11:33 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a person who was concerned someone was going to get hurt while slack lining at Dr. Rich Weiss Park. No action was taken.
9:32 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a disturbance between a customer and staff at a restaurant in the 1100 block of Yampa Street. Some children were reportedly "acting wild" at the restaurant and disturbing other guests, prompting a disagreement between a customer and the restaurant staff. Police arrived and told the customer who was arguing with staff to leave.
8:08 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a suspicious man walking around with no shoes on in the 1100 block of Hilltop Parkway. He had a warrant and was taken to jail.
12:44 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a fight in the 700 block of Walton Pond Circle. A man punched his roommate after confronting the roommate about stealing his toilet paper. Police cited the man who threw the punch for assault. His roommate was cited for theft.
4:33 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a suspicious incident in the 600 block of Tamarack Drive. A man reported seeing an unknown man sitting in the bed of his pickup in the parking lot of a condominium complex. The man called police back to report the unknown "man" was actually just a bunch of trash the pickup owner had recently put in the truck bed and forgotten about.
2:41 p.m. Officers were called to a report of theft in the first block of Anglers Drive. Two friends were having a disagreement about a sweatshirt and a video game.
10:12 p.m. Steamboat firefighters were called to help a British couple in their 50s who believed they overdosed on marijuana at a campground in the 3600 block of Lincoln Avenue. The wife called for help after they ate edibles. She was very anxious, and her husband would not stop laughing. The couple decided to stay at the campground instead of going to the hospital.
8:16 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a suspicious incident in the 1800 block of Central Park Drive. A man was seen throwing up outside a car. The man, his wife and four dogs had been camping in their car. The wife told police the man was throwing up because he had "sympathy morning sickness" after learning she was pregnant.
2:50 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a stolen vehicle in the 1400 block of South Lincoln Avenue. A man went into the grocery store and discovered his car was missing when he came out. When police arrived, the car returned. It was being driven by an 81-year-old man who mistakenly took the car. The man was confused, and police located his wife.